2013 FESTIVAL PARTNERS

DEBRA ANN BYRD /TAKE WING AND SOAR PRODUCTIONS
VOZA RIVERS/ NEW HERITAGE THEATRE GROUP
in association with
RAPHAEL BENAVIDES / EAST HARLEM PRESENTS
& CITY COLLEGE CENTER FOR THE ARTS

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OTHELLO, The Moor of Venice

by William Shakespeare
directed by Lisa Wolpe
a concert staged reading produced in partnership with Debra Ann Byrd /Take Wing And Soar Productions, Voza Rivers/ New Heritage Theatre Group, Raphael Benavides / East Harlem Presents & City College Center for the Arts

THE PLAY
A love that defies the boundaries of race
A hatred that defies all boundaries of reason
Together they will transform a lover's world of sighs
into a universe of hurt ... "Othello": be careful who you trust.

PERFORMANCE SCHEDULE & TICKET INFO
ONE SHOW ONLY!! // Sunday, December 15th at 4:00pm
Limited Saating -- Book your seats in Advance!!
$15.00 Donation [Includes Performance + Festival Closing Reception]

MORE TO EXPLORE

THE COMPANY
THE CREATIVE TEAM
Director: Lisa Wolpe
Fight Choreographer: Dan Burke
Dance Choreographer: Barbara Allen
Lighting Design: Melody Beal
Sound Design: David D. Wright
Costume Consultant: Gail Cooper-Hecht

THE PRODUCTION TEAM
Assistant Director: Ben Prusiner
Production Stage Manager: Norman Anthony Small, Jr.
Production Assistants: Samuel Billups, Andrew Cooksey,
Joshua A. Glenn, Nicholas Johnson, Jay McKenzie
Director of Patron Affairs: Natalie Clarke
Assistants to the Producers: Julius Hollingsworth & Lainie Cooke
Festival Ambassadors: Tom Martin & Stephanie Berry
Graphic Design: dabgrafix designs ltd.

FESTIVAL PRESS REPRESENTATIVE
Penny Landau / MAYA Public Relations NY

SPECIAL EVENT HOSTS
Hon. Theresa Freeman & Hon. David Weaver

Run time:

2 Hours 10 minutes
[includes intermission]

Box office
OvationTix.com
212-351-3101

Venue
CITY COLLEGE CENTER
FOR THE ARTS
Aaron Davis Hall
160 Convent Avenue
New York, NY 10031
134th St. & Convent Ave.

Directions
No. 1 TRAIN to 137th St. & BWAY
M11, M100 or M101 BUS to 135th Street & Amsterdam Avenue. Walk 1 block to Convent. Turn Right. 1 block to 134th

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READ // SYNOPSIS

PLAY SYNOPSIS // Expore full synopsis of Shakespeare's Othello ... READ MORE >>

READ // PRESS RELEASE

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE // Harlem Shakespeare Festival’s Inaugural Season To Close With an All-Female Multiracial Othello ... READ MORE >>

WATCH

ANIMATED VIDEO // Video Spark Notes: Shakespeare's Othello Summary' ... VIEW VIDEO >>

LISTEN

INTERVIEW // Festival Founder, discusses mission and why she founded the theatre company and the festival ... CLICK TO LISTEN >>

THE CAST

Debra Ann Byrd* - OTHELLO
Lisa Wolpe* - IAGO
Sonya Hamlin* - BRABANTIO
Brooke Parks* - DESDEMONA
Kathryn Meisle* - EMILIA
Mary Hodges* - CASSIO
Nafeesa Monroe* - BIANCA
Amanda Barron* - RODERIGO
Asta Hansen* - DUKE / ENSEMBLE
Gael Schaefer* - MONTANO / ENSEMBLE
Sofia Jean Gomez* - LODOVICO / ENSEMBLE
Lynne Taylor* - GRATIANO / ENSEMBLE
Monica Keaton - ENSEMBLE
Kim Wong* - ENSEMBLE
Sheilagh Weymouth* - ENSEMBLE
Aixa Kendrick - ENSEMBLE
Liz Morgan* - ENSEMBLE

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